The Burke Collection
Taishokkan (大織冠)
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Edo period, 17th century

Three handscrolls; ink, color, and gold on paper

Scroll i: six sections of text and five paintings 42.1 x 1034.1 cm (16 1/2 in. x 33 ft. 11 1/8 in.)
Scroll ii: four sections of text and paintings 42.1 x 1165.5 cm (16 1/2 x 38 ft. 2 7/8 in.)
Scroll iii (detail, above): five sections of painting and text 42.1 x 1057.8 cm (16 5/8 in. x 34 ft. 8 1/2 in.)

Donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Tsuji Eiko 1999.
Tsuji Eiko
Zaigai Nihon emaki no kenkyū to shiryō (Japanese illustrated handscrolls abroad: Study and records). Kasama sōsho (Kasama series), 328. Tokyo: Kasama Shoin.

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